Gifts at Work

Gifts to the Library touch every program, scholar, and student at Illinois.

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Professor’s Donation Strikes Right Note

Gift Will Sustain Hymn Tune Index

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Sroka Invested as Turyn Professor

Librarian named to five-year honor

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Gift from Library Friends Brings Upgrades to Communications Library

Now, thanks to the generosity of its donors, it’s one of the most popular libraries on campus...

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Gift Launches Library Transformation

Friends' donation propels start of project

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New Travel Grants Open Doors to Scholars

Funding invites researchers to use any library on campus

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Brilliant Scholars’ Resources Now Online

Thanks to the generosity of Library Friends, rare documents of two prominent scholars are available online.

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Millionth Volumes Exhibit Now on Display

With each millionth book purchased by the University Library, tradition demands that a specially selected volume commemorate the milestone.

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Timothy Cole

Math Librarian Receives Professorship in Interdisciplinary Research

The professorship was established with a gift from longtime Library Friend Allen Avner in November 2017. Cole will carry out research in fields connected to the application of information technologies in interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary fields of research.

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Newton Manuscript

Library Acquires 17th Century Sir Isaac Newton Manuscript

Through the generosity of Library Friends Jim and Lionelle Elsesser of Saint Louis, Missouri, the University Library now holds a treasured manuscript by one of the most influential scientists of all time—Sir Isaac Newton. Opus Galli Anonymi (Work of an Anonymous Frenchman), penned in the 1690s, is Newton’s unpublished Latin translation of French instructions for […]

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